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Can Saving Too Many Lives Lead To Overpopulation? (Video)

Wow. Sounds like a cold question to even ask, but with going on 7 billion people on Earth… and scarcer and scarcer resources… Well, let’s see what one of the world’s smartest has to say about it.

Bill Gates explains his answer to the tough question from this year’s Annual Letter: “Does saving kids’ lives lead to overpopulation?”


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Bill Gates’ Top 5 Recommended Reads For This Summer (Video)

Look. If you know better, do better… right? So, if someone who is doing way better (like genius billionaire philanthropist Bill Gates) is hitting you off with knowledge – of any kind – maybe consider the advice, right? To help you get down that ‘do better’ trail.

If you’re looking for something to read over the next few months, you can’t go wrong with these books recommended by Bill Gates: “Leonardo da Vinci,” by Walter Isaacson, “Everything Happens for a Reason and Other Lies I’ve Loved,” by Kate Bowler, “Lincoln in the Bardo,” by George Saunders, “Origin Story: A Big History of Everything,” by David Christian, and “Factfulness” by Hans Rosling, with Ola Rosling and Anna Rosling Ronnlund.
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So there you go. You’re welcome. Now excuse me. I have some reading to do!


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Technology: Bill Gates Is Backing Cranfield University’s Waterless Toilet Concept (Video)

The Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation is going hard for ‘the toilet of the future’… still. We posted on a prototype the Foundation backed in 2012 on here.

And now this…

In developing countries, access to public utilities like running water and sewer systems are often not available. The lack of those resources leads to unsanitary conditions that can put people’s lives at risk. Researchers at Cranfield University hope to put an end to that with the waterless Nano Membrane Toilet. The design has so much potential to change lives that it’s been backed by the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation.
– Tech Insider


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